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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis Sound," this museum features the Smithsonian's "Rock 'n' Roll: Social Crossroads" exhibition.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“juke boxes” (108 reviews)
“own pace” (144 reviews)
“audio tour” (129 reviews)
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Music music music great little place you have a stop start headphones tour so you can go at your own pace great exhibits

Thank sue s
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went here because I had time to kill before my flight home and stumbled across it. It was actually one of my favorite places we saw on our trip. They give you a headset and you choose which exhibits you want to listen to....More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Beale Stree take time to stop at the Rock and Soul Museum. You do not have to be a music historian to understand the exhibits...you justt have to enjoy rock and soul music. You are taken on a journey beginning with the Mississippi...More

Thank MemphisBound2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The initial video and the thoughtful display of the memorabilia were engaging and memorable. Nice facility. We walked there from our hotel. Of all the stops we made in Memphis, Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Sun Studio, and Graceland were the most worthwhile, in my humble...More

Thank 843lucindam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect here and was really pleased with all the information and exhibits. Very well done! We had a great time and enjoyed listening to the different music. We spent about two hours here.

Thank GracieMidwest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although much of what we saw in Graceland and at Sun Studios was repeated here, we found it interesting and learned something new at each venue. Definitely worth your time. The complimentary shuttle picked us up here to take us to Graceland. From Graceland it...More

Thank terri8267
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had not planned to go here but are glad we did. This is a gem! You get an audio tour with the normal admission price and this museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Museum; it is very well done! It goes through all...More

1  Thank badgergirls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was interesting and informative to see the different genres throughout the years of music.

1  Thank rkubesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was average I wish I didn't pay to go and I enjoyed Sun Studios much better, If you could only do one don't do the museum. Also went to Graceland which was great!!

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the movie when the tour begins to the gift shop this place was filled with musical history and displays that will make any music lover proud.

1  Thank Jean L
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21 September 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
Kruse2007... It takes most guests between 1 and 1.5 hours. However, the Smithsonian-developed exhibition includes over 300 minutes of information, and almost 100 songs which lead our guests through the evolution of Memphis... More
2 May 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
TCnative... By total access plan, I assume you are referring to Memphis' "Backstage Pass" the discount combo ticket between the city's 4 most popular music attractions. By buying a "Bacjkstage Pass," and therefore making an... More